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The Little Things We Treasure: “A Glove of Their Own”

By Devon Teeple On February - 27 - 2011

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Bob Salomon co-creator of “A Glove of Their Own”. 

Our conversation was one that covered all aspects of the sports world: business, the state of the game, and little things we miss in the hustle and bustle of today's fast- paced, media-driven era that we now live in. 

As we get older we tend to lose focus on the pure things that the game of baseball offers.  We forget this was a game we played as kids for the fun of it, before the unions took over, before the strikes occurred and before it became a business. 

As children, we played the game of baseball for the love of the game.  To get out on that field and play a game with our friends strictly for winning and bragging rights!  No one at that age is thinking about where their next endorsement is coming from or how many millions their next contract will be.   

When we get older and our skills diminish we tend to “pay it forward,” passing on the message and ...

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